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ANATOMY OF MOVEMENT AND ELEMENTS OF YIN YOGA

Friday, Nov. 1st – 4:00 to 8:00 PM

Saturday & Sunday, Nov 2nd,3rd  9-5 pm

 

INTEGRATED ANATOMY
Guest Teachers: Stephen Horney & Karl Eichenfeldt

Together we will learn the structures and functions of the body so that we can understand the “Why” behind a balanced yoga practice. We will all walk out knowing the basic vocabulary to build a platform of understanding for your practice and that of your students. In the class, we will cover the bones, muscles and their actions, planes of motion and ranges of motion, body orientations. This is a practical and hands-on exploration of anatomy. Click here if you want to get a jump on the course material

 

YIN YOGA
GuestTeacher: Alana Kessler  

Yin yoga is a system of yoga that realigns and reinvigorates the connective and energetic pathways of the body. In this module, we will learn the basic principles and actions of Yin Yoga, the history and theory of the practice, and basic postures and sequences to enhance your own practice and provide an elevated experience to your students.

 

MEET THE TEACHERS

 

Stephen Horney, PT, MPT, MTC, CSCS, SFMA, HKC

Stephen graduated from Quinnipiac University’s top-ranked accelerated Masters Program and began his clinical practice in 2005. For the last 13 years, he’s prided himself on combining extensive physical therapy knowledge with his own experiences as an athlete to effectively treat his patients. Steve has been seen on CBS Newspath and specialized in the assessment and treatment of athletes with the ultimate goal of helping them become pain free and less susceptible to injury in the future. He works with each of his patients one-on-one to help them understand the root cause of their pain. In his professional life, Steve worked with some of the top physical therapists in the city and managed one of New York’s premier physical therapy clinics before starting iPT. He has also completed his Manual Therapy Certification, a 2-year matriculating program from the University of St. Augustine, studying Manual Therapy with world-renowned Stanley Paris PT Ph.D. to develop his healing hands. In order to help the athletic population perform better, Steve became a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) from National Strength & Conditioning Association specializing in exercise physiology for athletes in high school to professional level and recently went on to complete his Hardstyle Kettlebell Certification.

Karl Eichenfeldt, PT, DPT, SFMA, HKC

Karl earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY and has a love for manual therapy and sports rehabilitation. Before moving to New York City in 2001, Karl completed his B.S. in Exercise Science at the University of Rhode Island in his home state. Karl’s many years of working as a personal trainer and physical therapy aide resulted in a great deal of hands-on experience working with people of all ages and fitness levels, with various types of injuries. Above all else, Karl believes that Physical Therapists are human movement specialists, and will guide his patients toward reaching their optimal functioning. In his free time, Karl trains in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, MMA style striking, and boxing. He is also fluent in Brazilian Portuguese and has a passion for lifelong learning. Certifications; SFMA, Rocktape FMT, and Rock Blades IASTM, HKC

Alana Kessler

Alana has been a yoga practitioner for almost two decades and has taught in New York City for 10 years. Her practice includes Yin Yoga, traditional Mysore style Ashtanga Yoga, Mindfulness Meditation, Ayurveda & Chinese medicine. She holds an e-ryt through Yoga Alliance and is currently completing her 500 hour Yin Yoga, Mindfulness and Buddhist Psychology Certification with her teacher and mentor Sarah Powers through the Insight Yoga Institute. She continues to commit herself to this path-consistently uncovering deeper layers of truthfulness, softness, courage, and love with gratitude and humility.